What began in 1996 as an experiment of 100 cases of hand-bottled, hand-labeled and hand-delivered beer has grown into a 200,000+ case per year operation employing well over 30 full and part time staff. In 2012, they grossed over $3.9 million in sales, a 42% increase over the previous year. Shmaltz honors their contract brewing roots, making the best of their playground for brewing specialty beers, they continue hosting a growing family of enthusiastic consumers.

Ranked in 2013 as one of the “Top 100 Brewers in the World” by, Shmaltz has won multiple awards and honors. The country’s first and still only Jewish Celebration beer provider has sold upwards of 10 million bottles. Their offerings are available in more than 30 states through 35+ wholesalers at specialty shops across the country.

Your favorite Beer of the Month Club is stoked to be on board with Shmaltz by bringing you Hop Orgy IPA, a light-bodied IPA that delivers a wallop of citrus driven hops and fruity peach notes that seem to emerge from an evergreen forest! It’s brewed with Specialty 2-Row, Maris Otter, Caramel Pilsner and Victory malts, and eight varieties of hops.

Featured Beer from Shmaltz Brewery: Hop Orgy IPA

INDIA PALE ALE —Shmaltz Brewery’s Hop Orgy IPA: Made bitter and strong to survive the long boat trip, the IPA was originally brewed for British soldiers stationed in India. Shmaltz’s overwhelms with citrus, fruity notes, peach and pine nuances. Enjoy this warming, top-fermented brew with seafood and all things spicy or grilled.

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